Press Releases

OUTAGE OF NKULA A AND B ON SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2022 AND EVERY SUNDAY IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2022

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be outages of Nkula A and B on every Sunday beginning 25th September until 30th October 2022 for 10 hours on each Sunday starting from 7:00am to 5:00pm, to allow for installation of new fine screens. This follows the findings by...

MAINTENANCE WORKS AT TEDZANI IV POWER PLANT

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing all its stakeholders and the general public that it will carry out planned contractual maintenance works at its Tedzani IV Power Plant from Monday, 12 September 2022 to Monday, 26 September 2022. During this period, the contractor for the Tedzani IV Power Plant, CALIK ENERJI, will be rectifying all outstanding...

MAINTENANCE WORKS AT NKULA POWER STATION

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing all stakeholders and the general public that it will carry out emergency maintenance works at its Nkula Power Station on Sunday, 4 September 2022, from 7 o’clock in the morning to 5 o’clock in the evening. The works will involve installation of new fine trash screens. EGENCO’s divers discovered the...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI III UNIT 6

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be an outage of Tedzani III unit number 6 from 05th August 2022 08h00 - 07th August 2022 17h00 in order to allow for replacement of worn out shaft seals. This means 31 megawatts of hydropower will not be available for...

OUTAGE OF NKULA B POWER STATION

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be an outage of Nkula B on 30th and 31st July 2022 (8 hours on each day) in order to allow for emergency maintenance of trash raking machines and screens. This means 100 megawatts of hydropower generation (about 40% of the...

UPDATE ON KAPICHIRA POWER STATION RESTORATION EFFORTS

UPDATE ON KAPICHIRA POWER STATION RESTORATION EFFORTS Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to update the public and all stakeholders on progress made in the power generation restoration efforts at the Kapichira Power Station following destruction of intake dam structure by Cyclone ANA. 1.      RESTORATION PROGRESS As earlier communicated, Kapichira restoration work will be in two phases: PHASE 1: ‘Temporarily’ reconstruct a...

UPDATE ON KAPICHIRA POWER STATION RESTORATION EFFORTS

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to update the public and all stakeholders on progress made in the power generation restoration efforts at the Kapichira Power Station following destruction of intake dam structure by cyclone ANA. Breach through Kapichira Dam Fuse and part of SVTP Irrigation Intake ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE We completed the Assessment of damage. The flashfloods caused extensive damage...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI IV FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing the public and all stakeholders that it will carry out maintenance works on its machine at Tedzani IV. Due to Cyclone ANA, rock boulders went into the tailrace (water exit channel from the machine). This has made it impossible to close the water channel when we want to dewater the...

CLARIFICATION ON ELECTRICITY UNITS FOR EGENCO STAFF

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has noted with great concern allegations published online and broadcast in some media houses that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) is losing billions of Kwachas in a syndicate that involves ESCOM and EGENCO employees by reselling their allocated electricity units. On the onset, EGENCO would like to categorically state that it does...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI I, II AND III FOR INSPECTION OF FINE SCREENS AT TEDZANI INTAKE

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform the public and all stakeholders that it has planned to conduct Fine Screens inspection at Tedzani intake on Sunday, 13th March 2022 from 8:00 Hrs to 11:00 hrs. As such, Tedzani I, II, and III (82 megawatts) will not be available to the national grid during the Fine Screen inspection...